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5
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Destination: Isle of Mull
All at sea on the west coast of Scotland...what a wonderful place to be. The short break teeming with wildlife, walking, great food, equally great company and the best bit of all - relaxation... read more »
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4.8
(5 comments)
Destination: North Island
Escape the crowds on New Zealand's North Island and head east to discover rugged coastal scenery, deserted beaches, spectacular lakes and authentic Maori culture... read more »
#3/429
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4.75
(9 comments)
Destination: Iceland
Take the ring road around Iceland for a road trip like no other. Rent a car, buy a map, and discover this remarkable country for yourself... read more »
#4/429
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4.857145
(13 comments)
For pilgrims in Spain, all roads lead to Santiago de Compostela. Ignore the crowded Camino Frances, take the "Primitivo" and tramp Spain's green provinces of Asturias and Galicia. Tough, but rewarding... read more »
#5/429
Rating:
5
(3 comments)
Destination: Scotland
Trip type: Activity, Adventure, Eco
From rolling lowlands to majestic peaks and quiet lochs, the West Highland Way takes in the best Scotland has to offer – and hikers don't even carry their own rucksacks. Baggage handlers do that…... read more »
#6/429
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5
(5 comments)
Destination: Fes
An amazing city break in its own right, Fes can also act as a base for a week unearthing the mixture of history and landscapes nestling in the foothills of the Middle Atlas... read more »
#7/429
Rating:
5
(7 comments)
With its quirky charm, its inspirational captain and its captivating story, the Falla shows the Great Barrier Reef as it deserves to be seen.... read more »
#8/429
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5
(3 comments)
Largely ignored by tourists, Ethiopia has some of Africa's most dramatic scenery and a wealth of fascinating cultural sights that reveal the mysteries of ancient civilisations... read more »
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Rating:
5
(4 comments)
Iceland is delightfully surprising; it's pristine and beautiful, friendly and quirky. In summer, the sun never sets, and there’s plenty to do, whether you're feeling sporty, lazy or just plain hungry... read more »
#10/429
Rating:
5
(4 comments)
Soaring above Tanzania's Massai Steppe, Mount Meru is reputed to be a more exhilarating climb than nearby Kilimanjaro. We tackled the challenge of trekking to its snow dusted summit.... read more »
#11/429
Rating:
4.8
(5 comments)
Destination: Iceland
What is it really like to watch a live volcano erupt? I know - I just saw one. Here's a guide to finding out how to do it safely, and what it feels like to see it taking place... read more »
#12/429
Rating:
4.57143
(8 comments)
See the Great Barrier Reef from the air, snorkel in a coral lagoon and camp on your own private island - these are the best ways to experience the real beauty of Australia's Whitsunday Islands... read more »
#13/429
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4.714285
(8 comments)
It's as far from well-trodden Machu Picchu as you can get: Iquitos, deep in the Peruvian Amazon and 3,000km from the river's mouth. Fancy roast parrot, anyone? Believe me, that's tame…... read more »
#14/429
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Home to the Dalai Lama, Dharamsala is a taste of Tibet in India. Head into the foothills of the Himalayas, and you can catch a glimpse of His Holiness himself and sample the cuisine of Tibetan exiles... read more »
#15/429
Rating:
5
(3 comments)
Destination: Lautoka
Trip type: Beach, Gap Year, Nightlife
A holiday in Fiji tastes sweeter during Lautoka's annual Sugar Festival. Find out what else to do in Fiji's second city, where the locals sway to a Bollywood beat... read more »
#16/429
Rating:
5
(3 comments)
It doesn't matter whether or not you can dive; anyone and everyone can experience Australia's Great Barrier Reef for themselves - and it's so incredibly stunning, it will take your breath away... read more »
#17/429
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
The Masai Mara, thanks to countless films and TV shows, is a magnet for tourists wanting that real safari experience. But stay at a camp outside the Reserve and enjoy the wildlife without the crowds... read more »
#18/429
Rating:
5
(4 comments)
Destination: Hoi An
Trip type: Adventure, Beach, Cultural
Hoi An - totally captivating. This beautifully preserved, ancient town is rich in culture, character and charm... read more »
#19/429
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Karasjok, Alta
A trip to Finnmark, Norway's Arctic wilderness, is the perfect tonic for the winter blues... read more »
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Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Planning a trip to Cornwall and unsure of where to stay and what to do? Here's how we managed to cram a little bit of everything the county has to offer in to a short first-time visit... read more »
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